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Is Srinagar Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Srinagar?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Srinagar.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for India, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


Can you drink tap water in SrinagarjriwalughtIndia? The answer is a definite "yes".

The Kashmir valley, also called South Asia''s largest city is famous for its drinking water. Some people say that Kashmir is not only the most developed country of South Asia, it is also one of the cleanest. In fact, it has been ranked as the tenth safest city in the world to be a tourist.

Why would tourists or visitors sip tap water in Srinagar? Some people say it is because they have heard about the pristine and pure water and want to try it. Other people believe that there are many health benefits to drinking such pure water. Others say that the tap water in Kashmir is clean enough, but it is just that the tourists are not accustomed to drinking that water.

Another reason that tourists may choose to drink tap water in Kashmir is that the city has so much to offer them. The beauty of the place is such that they simply want to explore everything they can

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.35 in USD (1.5-liter)


Srinagar tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 23% Low
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 77% High
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Srinagar, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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